Ginger, plant

$12.10$16.50 incl. GST

Usually Available: October to May
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale
Pot Size: 50mm tube, 100mm pot



This is the familiar aromatic brown rhizome utilised in Asia for thousands of years as a digestive remedy and as a spice. Ginger plant, Zingiber officinale, is approved by German Commission E as a remedy for indigestion, motion sickness and a poor appetite. Ginger plant is native to tropical Asia and prefers rich moist soils in a protected sunny position. May be grown as a pot specimen. Flowers are yellow, green and purple and occur as a terminal spike in late summer. Drought and frost tender. A perennial plant, growing to 1.0m x 0.5m.